Beekman's directing credits include: NTD performance piece on the BBC's "Planet Word" starring Stephen Fry, NTD appearance on Disney Channel's "Out of the Box," and many of the programs for the NTD touring company. She has designed the lighting for the national tour of All the Way Home directed by Colleen Dewhurst and A Christmas Carol. Earlier in her NTD career, Beekman stage-managed 18 national tours, 12 international tours and the television programs for the WGBH "Festival of Hands" Series. … [Read more...] about Executive Director To Depart National Theatre Of The Deaf
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While the declaration of a global public health emergency could stoke widespread fear and would by no means bring the outbreak under control, it will push countries around the world to take preventative action and encourage them to step up surveillance. If there is one thing that we have learned from previous outbreaks, viruses do not respect borders and thrive when there is a lack of urgent and coordinated human action. Time is of the essence. … [Read more...] about The World Health Organization should sound the alarm on Wuhan coronavirus
“No matter how these incidents develop, China’s actions off both the Malaysian and Vietnamese coasts since May show that Beijing is increasingly willing to employ coercion and the threat of force to block oil and gas operations by its neighbours, even while pursuing its own energy exploration in disputed waters,” notes the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI). … [Read more...] about Warning signs of a South China Sea clash
Points of fissionFar from seeing India as deserving special concessions to counterbalance China as old wisdom demanded, Mr. Trump has bracketed India and China as two countries that have duped his predecessors to gain undue advantage. He has accused both countries, in the same tweet, of raising trade barriers, having weak intellectual property protections, and stealing American jobs. He finds little value in Mr. Modi’s climate policy. And he has followed it up with restrictions on H-1B visa, ending of India’s status under the World Trade Organization’s Generalized System of Preferences and other punitive actions. This has been matched by India’s own protectionist measures, in response to American actions and independent of it. … [Read more...] about It’s not yet Howdy, Modi!
Distressing video has emerged showing a doctor collapsing on the floor as footage revealed the full scale of panic inside Wuhan hospitals, with crowded corridors and patients slumped on the floor. Video shows staff shouting at patients to calm themselves as medics desperately try to contain the situation. Some workers are reported to be wearing diapers as they don't have time to use the toilet amid the panic … [Read more...] about Is Beijing suppressing the true scale of infections? Nurse treating coronavirus sufferers in China claims 90,000 people have already been infected